HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS)

Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-Related Deaths. Implement the ILO Recommendation on HIV and AIDS (No.200).

AIDS is a workplace issue because it has a marked impact on workers, their families and dependants, enterprises and national economies. More >>

Guy Ryder, the ILO Director-General & Jan Beagle the Deputy Executive Director of UNAIDS on the occasion of the World AIDS Day at the ILO.
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  1. News

    VCT@WORK implemented in open markets to reach informal economy workers in Tanzania

    01 July 2015,

    Around 3000 workers, majority being young, received counseling and took the HIV test through events organized in the identified open market sites in Kyela district, in Mbeya a region of Tanzania, from 15th -19th June 2015.

  2. 36th Programme Coordinating Board Meeting

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, Chair, UNAIDS Committee of Cosponsoring Organizations

    30 June 2015,


    Looking over the fence: HIV/AIDS workplace programmes in India

    29 June 2015,

    How the ILO supports companies in India to adopt workplace HIV/AIDS programmes benefitting workers and their families and communities.

  4. News

    UN CERD Committee strikes down mandatory HIV testing of foreign teachers in South Korea

    17 June 2015,

    The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) examined the case of a New Zealand teacher working in the Republic of South Korea, whose contract was not renewed after she refused to undergo a mandatory HIV test required only of foreigners.

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    Access to HIV testing at work in Nigeria

    01 May 2015,

    On 1 May, Workers’ Day, UNAIDS joined up with the International Labour Organization’s VCT@WORK initiative to scale up voluntary counselling and HIV testing in Nigeria.